Q&A Session for the DEFCON Documentary Premiere, at DEFCON 21, August 1, 2013. Recorded using a ZOOM H4N Recorder - some echo and strangeness in the sound. Speakers include Jason Scott (Director), Rachel Lovinger (Producer), Russ Rogers (Executive Producer), Jeff Moss (Executive Proudcer). Topics: DEFCON, Documentary, Jason Scott
“Digital Frenemies: Closing the Gap in Born-Digital and Made-Digital Curation” The 2015-2016 Washington, D.C. cohort of National Digital Stewardship Residency presented a symposium entitled “Digital Frenemies: Closing the Gap in Born-Digital and Made-Digital Curation” at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) on Thursday, May 5th, 2016. The symposium assembled speakers from cultural heritage and academic institutions to address the relationship between digitized and born-digital... Topics: Jason Scott, Walking Dead
During the preview evening of Notacon 6 in Cleveland, Ohio, Jason Scott, a frequent presenter at Notacon and other events, offered to give a presentation on the art of presenting. Subjects covered include motivation, performance, content, common pitfalls, frequent harbingers of narrative/presentation doom, and memories of presentations gone right and wrong. The speech was recorded with a static hi-def recorder, so Jason does walk offscreen or get cut off at various junctions, but his voice... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: presentation, jason scott, notacon
Material for presentation given by Jason Scott at Vintage Computer Festival Southeast 3.0 on May 2, 2015 entitled “Every Computer in Your Browser-The Internet Archive Emulated Software Collection.” Topics: VCF, VCFSE, Jason Scott
Slides from a presentation by Jason Scott of "Before the LOL", a historical overview of the pre-internet communication forces that lead to the modern Internet. Presented at ROFLCON 1, April 2008, at MIT. Topics: Jason Scott, LOL
Prototype for the Leeto and Sketch Halo Hour , a proposed podcast to be produced at regular interviews, whereby Sketch (Jason Scott) and his Halo buddy Uberleeto, and other guests, play Halo and discuss various issues and subjects and also try desperately to increase their rank. The eventual podcast will be video and audio combined (as well as an audio-only option) and have either a minimum or a maximum amount of editing. There have been calls for a Jason Scott podcast - the schedule is just... Topics: Podcast, Jason Scott, Uberleeto
"The Great Failure of Wikipedia": Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 3 in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, April 8, 2006. Covers the universally-editable encyclopedia-like site Wikipedia , architectural and procedural choices by co-founder Jimbo Wales and the often-unintended consequences of these choices and philosophy. Includes short overviews of the Brian Peppers Debacle, the Ashida Kim Controversy, and the fallacy of "Notability" and "Neutral Point of View" as... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Wikipedia, Jason Scott, Notacon Source: Jason Scott
Presented at The Last Hope, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, NY. Historian Jason Scott covers a broad range of hacker history subjects, focusing on providing the tools for understanding the context of hacking and computer history. Subjects covered include 1800-era hacker cons, myths in the Hacker "story", names and events likely forgotten, and some of the touchstones of what hackers consider their lore. Topics: Hacking, phreaking, jason scott
"Your Moment of Audio Zen: A History of Podcasts": Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 3 in Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday, April 7, 2006. A short introduction to a variety of subjects related to the idea of "Podcasts" or "Podcasting", including historical background of pirate radio, shoutcasting, streaming, and creating of shows. Subject matter strays in a variety of directions, including the talent behind creating a show, defining terms and what the future might... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Podcasting, Notacon, Jason Scott, Textfiles.com Source: Notacon 3
Jason Scott, free-range archivist at the Internet Archive, gives a free-wheeling overview of the software collection at archive.org, what parts of his life led him to that position, and what the software collection is trying to achieve. Presented in a windy tent at the Vintage Computer Festival East 9.1, in Wall, NJ on April 4, 2014. Jason says "It was windy, we were in a tent, I had no laptop working and no working screen, so the whole presentation is one hour of 'winging it'. I... Topics: jason scott, internet archive, software
Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 5 in Cleveland, OH. Now and Then, Here and There: Editing. Starting from the story of hitting a coyote, Jason Scott describes the nature of editing, our growing roles as editors of our own lives and content, and the future directions editing can take. Hints about the process are given, as well as a number of anecdotes related to Jason's own projects. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: editing, documentary, Jason Scott, Notacon
Presentation by Jason Scott of Archive Team at Digital Preservation 2013 - I Am The Harbinger of Death: An Introduction to Archive Team. Held in Alexandria, VA on July 23, 2013. Topics: Archive Team, Jason Scott, Presentation
The Internet Archive is a treasure trove of digitized culture — films, software, audio, websites and more. How it it being collected, and how might the Internet Archive be our best hope for preserving the history of this era, as we invent the web? Jason Scott joins Jen Simmons to talk about the challenges of archiving in the digital age. Topics: The Web Ahead, Jen Simmons, Jason Scott
"Mythapedia": Presentation by Jason Scott at the STM (Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers) Innovations Seminar at Hilton London Kensington, London, England. After a biographical introduction to the speaker's love of information and archiving that led to the textfiles.com website, this speech covers Wikipedia and a number of myths as to its efficiency, dependency and usefulness. Topics include Wikipedia versus Casinos, the role of the Content Defender, and why Speed trumps... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Wikipedia, Jason Scott, Jimbo Wales, Editing
3D scans captured by Structure Sensor (http://structure.io) of the attendees and band from the Jason Scott 5th Anniversary party (March 18, 2016), in celebration of 5 years at the Internet Archive. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 3D Models, Phil Nelson, Jason Scott
"This con sucks. In fact, every con sucks. Every con was better last year, and that con sucked too." While this sort of discussion takes place at hundreds of bars, hotel rooms and meeting spaces every year, it would be a good thing to have a solid body of knowledge about the history of hacker conferences, their roots and pre-roots, and trends they show as both a cultural event and context in the world. Inspired by Beetle's speech on Shmoocon held while at Shmoocon, discussing the... Topics: Shmoocon, 2006, Jason Scott, History, ConCon
The Golden Age of the Apple II The Apple II was in production from 1977 to 1993. From early interest to broad adoption to being over shadowed by the Mac, followed by cancellation, diehard support, and retrocomputing revitalization, the machine has survived many eras and purposes. What was the golden age of the Apple II? What constituted its heyday, and how long did it last — assuming it's already over, or has even happened? Jason Scott will moderate this panel consisting of Bob Bishop (Apple... Topics: Apple II, KansasFest, computer history, Jason Scott
Presented at Notacon 6 in Cleveland, OH on April 17, 2009. Jason Scott walks through the context and playing of Super Mario 64, the Mario Brothers launch title accompanying the Nintendo 64. Talks about the growing field of "Platform Studies", the lessons learned from the unique situation of Super Mario 64, and describes ways that modern programmers and coders can learn from the approach taken to the relatively new general experience of the 3D Platformer in 1996. Recorded by Tedd St.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: nintendo, mario, jason scott, notacon, blockparty, cleveland
"Wikipedia, Brick by Brick" (sometimes referred to as "Brickapedia"): Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 4 in Cleveland, Ohio on April 27, 2007. Focuses mostly on the exploitable nature of open collaborative systems on Wikipedia, where the use of several methodologies allow manipulation of articles and policy. Touches briefly on the Essjay Controversy, where a 24 year old user of Wikipedia was able to successfully present himself as a multi-doctorate professor of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Wikipedia, Jason Scott, Jimbo Wales, Teddy Bear
Keynote: All You Cared about Is Gone and All Your Friends Are Dead: The Fun Frolic of Preservation Activism Keynote Speaker: Jason Scott Yes, the endless progression of all things towards loss, destruction and disappearance are a bit of a bummer, but that's no reason to be down about it! Against the wave of thrown-up hands and jettisoned heritage comes The Archive Team, a rogue band of activist preservationists who are attacking the problem from all sides, logic and futility be tossed.... Topics: Keynote, jcdl, jcdl2012, jason scott, archive team
Most of us think nothing of putting our lives in the cloud; photos in Flickr, videos on YouTube, most everything on Facebook. But what about when those services abruptly go away, taking all of our collective contributions with them? Well Jason Scott operates on the assumption that everything online will one day disappear. He explains to Bob why he and the Archive Team are dedicated to saving user-generated content for posterity. GUESTS: Jason Scott HOSTED BY: Bob Garfield Topics: Internet, Bob Garfield, Jason Scott, Internet Archive
Long before the Internet escaped from the lab, connected the planet and redefined what it meant to use a computer there was a brave and pioneering band of computer users who spent their time, money and sanity setting up their home computers and phone lines to welcome anyone who called. By using a modem, anyone else who knew the phone number of these computers could connect to them, leave messages, send and recieve files.... and millions did. They called these places "Bulletin Board... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: bbs, documentary, jason scott, computer history
As part of an appearance on the Open Apple Podcast in April of 2015, Jason Scott recorded his side of the interview locally, utilizing a high-quality microphone and Audacity. This is that recording, in original .wav form. It has pauses where the hosts speak, and was combined with their recordings for the final broadcast. Some parts were edited and not added to the resulting podcast. Topics: Open Apple Podcast, Apple, Jason Scott, Recording
A handful of videos saved from streaming service in the first week of December, 2016. All are probably rants, to judge from the titles. (If not the contents of the titles, the fact that most were IN ALL CAPS is an encouraging clue.) Topics: periscope, livestream, angry ranting crazy people, jason scott impersonators
Jason Scott describes five times he has had to crash Apple IIs into popular culture in the past year, the experience of it, and why we can expect many more crashes in the future. A presentation at KansasFest - July 16, 2015 Topic: Apple II, Apple 2, KansasFest, Jason Scott, Internet Archive, Archive.org
For this talk, Jason Scott is covering two "terrific machines": The Apple II itself, and the mechanism of Archive.org and how this non-profit library is working so hard to collect so much history, including vintage computer history. Having been well-seasoned in a year and a half of working at the Archive, Jason will lay out how things work there, how to make the place work for you and efforts to save history, and some success stories of same. The talk was given remotely for KansasFest... Topics: archive.org, Internet Archive, Jason Scott, Apple II, Kansasfest, kfest
Infinite Apple II online experiences in the browser producing greater and greater fidelity in recovery of critical computer history, blah blah.... We've now achieved the dream of Apple II emulation - it's ubiquitous, it's in the browser and therefore instant, and it's repeatable. Now let's start treating it like a real technology and utility, and talk about how to work with it. This talk covers the basics of what's going on under the hood, the unique aspects of MAME's emulation of Apple II (and... Topic: Kansasfest 2016 Jason Scott The Emularity Deep Dive
Allowing the past to be a playground, curatorial voices, changing the way we think about time and Information dessimination in the trenches. Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jason Scott, Chris Wild
Audio recording of presentation by Jason Scott of ARCHIVE.ORG at the 2014 Kansasfest, an Apple II conference held in Kansas City, MO at Rockhurst University. Presentation covers advances in emulation, archiving and future goals for the Internet Archive in vintage software storage. Fast-paced and with occasional profanity. Some unexplained details, which were tailored for this specific crowd: The ASIMOV Archive is a large collection of Apple II disk images that has seen multiple owners and is... Topics: Jason Scott, Archive.org, Emulation, JSMESS, MESS, MAME, Disk Images, Apple II, Kansasfest
We head out to DC for Shmoocon, our favorite hacker conference on the east coast, to talk to some of the brightest minds in security. We talk to Tom Eston about social media security, TheX1le about his new tool airdrop-ng, Jason Scott about preserving our digital heritage, Chris Paget about man-in-the-middle attacks against GSM networks, and much more. Topics: hak5, revision3, rev3, Darren Kitchen, Shannon Morse, TheX1le, Chris Paget, Jason Scott, Tom Eston,...
Archive Team and the Case of the Widespread Recognition, presentation by Archive Team mascot Jason Scott at the Personal Digital Archiving Conference 2012. In a fast-paced 30 minute talk, Jason Scott describes an update of Archive Team, his own trajectory as an adjunct archivist for Internet Archive, the recent save of various projects, urls to collections on archive.org, and future projects. Various toolsets, including the Archive Team tracker, JSMESS, WGET-WARC and other approaches are... Topics: Archive Team, Jason Scott, Archive, Preservation, Geocities, MAME, MESS, WGET, WARC, Internet...
KansasFest is the largest annual gathering of Apple II enthusiasts in the world. Held each year, the event draws attendees from all over the world. For more info, see kansasfest.org. In 2009, Jason Scott was the keynote speaker. Jason is the host of the Textfiles.com web site, and creator of the "Get Lamp" video that chronicles text adventures, and "BBS: The Documentary" about computer bulletin board systems. He gave a fascinating talk about his projects, and his experience... Topics: KansasFest, KFest, 2009, Jason Scott, Apple, Apple II, BBS, text adventures
(Random livestrem video from Periscope, offered without comment.) Source: https://www.periscope.tv/w/1MYxNYONYYXJw Uploader: Chris Alan Bice Upload date: 2017-01-01 Topics: Periscope, video, livestream, rant, angry ranting crazy people, jason scott impersonators
Price of Persia Source Code: Saved! A presentation at KansasFest 2012 Tony Diaz and Jason Scott heeded the call and saved Jordan Mechner’s source code for the classic Prince of Persia. Relive the recovery. Website: http://www.16sector.com Topics: Apple II, Apple 2, Prince Of Persia, Tony Diaz, Jason Scott, Jordan Mechner, source code, computer...
In Ernest Cline's novel Ready Player One, the world's population spends most of its time inside the OASIS, a simulator and ultimate operating system that provides access to an endless amount of games, videos and media to the world. At the Internet Archive, a nonprofit dedicated to open access to as much content as possible, a new in-browser interface allows instant access to tens of thousands of microcomputer programs, console games, and emulated vintage hardware. Author Ernest Cline and... Topics: OASIS, Ready Player One, Internet Archive, Jason Scott, Ernie Cline, Emulation, Science Fiction,...
Celebrate at the Internet Archive — 1024 — Thursday, October 24, 2013 The Internet Archive once-a-year celebration and announcements of new services. (And it just so happened to fall on 1024, which our fellow geeks will recognize as 2^10.) We gathered together to tell you about the new steps we’re taking to guarantee permanent, free access to the world’s knowledge. Some things we shared: Reader Privacy for All - Brewster Kahle and Daniel Ellsberg We are helping to protect the reading... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: internet archive, brewster kahle, tracey jaquith, roger macdonald, alexis rossi, jason scott,...